+St. John Maximovitch

"Never, never, never let anyone tell you that, in order to be Orthodox, you must be Eastern. The West was fully Orthodox for a thousand years, and her venerable liturgy is far older than any of her heresies." +Saint John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco

27 November 2017

December 2017

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

DECEMBER 2017

3rd December: Feast of CHRIST The KING and Pilgrimage to Greensted ChurchWestern Rite Terce will not be sung but at 12:30 p.m. there will be a Mass celebrated by Father Thomas at Saint Andrew's church on the Feast of Saint Edmund by the old calendar. 

The body of Saint Edmund, King of East Anglia, and England’s first patron saint martyred in 869AD (the Normans replaced him later with St. George) rested in this church in 1013 on its way to Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk.

The spandral in the beam near the door shows St Edmund's head guarded by the wolf.

10th December: ADVENT I: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

17th December: ADVENT II: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

24th December: ADVENT III (Gaudete Sunday): 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

31st December: ADVENT IV: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.